July 8, 2019

Rep. Hanson Selected as ND Representative for National Legislative Leadership Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8th, 2019 ***Release*** Rep. Hanson Selected as ND Representative for National Legislative Leadership Program (BISMARCK, ND) – Representative Karla Rose Hanson (D-Fargo) was one of 50 legislators from 48 states selected for the 2019 Emerging Legislative Leaders Program. The national leadership program, which starts today in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a collaborative effort of […]

July 3, 2019

Let’s Keep Them Here

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3rd, 2019 ***Release*** Let’s Keep Them Here  (BISMARCK, ND) – Recent data suggests, North Dakota is one of the few states that is “growing younger.”  Since 2000, North Dakota has gone from the 50th oldest state to the fourth youngest. In order to keep this trend going, North Dakota needs to do a better job supporting higher education. However, […]

July 1, 2019

North Dakota Delegation’s History with LBGTQ+ Liberties (Hint: It’s not Good)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27th, 2019 ***Release*** North Dakota Delegation’s History with LBGTQ+ Liberties (Hint: It’s not Good) (BISMARCK, ND) – During Pride month, corporations have been reaching out to their LBGTQ+ consumers and showing their support. Many presidential candidates and other Democratic politicians have marched in Pride parades to stand in solidarity with the community. However, you […]

June 20, 2019

It Creates an Open Door

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20th, 2019 ***Release*** It Creates an Open Door  (BISMARCK, ND) – Childcare is expensive. Republicans, not only nationally but here in North Dakota feel the solution would be to return to the traditional role of mothers staying home with their children while men work outside the home. Meanwhile, back in the fiscal […]

June 19, 2019

Support Life, Support Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19th, 2019 ***Release*** Support Life, Support Families (BISMARCK, ND) – For families that are working hard to make ends meet, an unintended pregnancy can strain finances. This session, Democratic-NPL legislators took the initiative to prioritize the needs of working individuals and families. Unfortunately, they were unable to convince their Republican colleagues that being […]

June 18, 2019

Support Life, Support Mothers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18th, 2019 Support Life, Support Mothers (BISMARCK, ND) – One of the more popular aspects of the Affordable Care Act has been the ability for children to stay on their parent’s health insurance until age 26. According to the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, when young women had […]

June 14, 2019

He Could Have Changed His Mind

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14th, 2019 ***Release*** He Could Have Changed His Mind (BISMARCK, ND) – Congressman Kelly Armstrong was on News and Views with Joel Heitkamp this week. They discussed among other things, Fisher Industries – a company in Dickinson, North Dakota that has been sought after to build portions the Administration’s border wall. However, Fisher Industries has […]

June 10, 2019

Farmers’ Growing Doubts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10th, 2019 ***Release*** Farmers’ Growing Doubts  (BISMARCK, ND) – The intent of the recently introduced Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was to ease the financial burden of the trade war. However, it seems this program has many details to iron out. According to the USDA, the new bailout will feature three separate payments centered around […]

Farmers Growing Doubts

(BISMARCK, ND) – The intent of the recently introduced Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was to ease the financial burden of the trade war. However, it seems this program has many details to iron out. According to the USDA, the new bailout will feature three separate payments centered around what they call “county-level rates.” The problem: no one, including […]

June 6, 2019

ICYMI: Access to Childcare Means Access to the Workforce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6th, 2019 ***Release*** ICYMI: Access to Childcare Means Access to the Workforce (BISMARCK, ND) – Yesterday, Representative Ruth Buffalo spoke with Jack Sunday. The two reviewed her legislative victories, including new legislation to protect indigenous and other vulnerable communities in North Dakota, and what the state needs to do to keep moving […]